There’s a cute magazine I get my daughter at Toys R Us called Animal Tales. Lots of quizzes and facts which she loves, stories, crafting, and subjective opinion “voting” for random things like “would you rather live in a bird’s nest or a wolf den?” Her answer was ‘a nest because it’s high and airy, and caves are like, ya know, dark and small‘. I said, “wouldn’t you be afraid to live with wolves?” Well, no, because apparently in this scenario, there are no animals living in their own homes. Just empty real estate. Continue reading “Venomous!? I Think You Mean FAB-U-LOUS!!”
Life can be about warmth with someone. Finding those soft edges in one another. Landing somewhere. With them. It can be about that quiet spot independent of other activity. And forgetting for a bit. It can be about sharing part of your heart in exchange for a new piece. To hold. And keep. It can be about giving yourself over in wanting someone. Needing. It can be about tenderness and unhurried intimacy. It can be about the touch that soothes two people. And eases minds and bodies. It just can.
It’s all made unnecessarily difficult. Being vulnerable does not make you a victim. Being vulnerable does not mean you will be victimized. It simply means you have a heart that wants in the worst ways. And all the best. Vulnerability is a gift you have to offer another. And them to you. And it absolutely can make you weak for someone’s spirit. It just can.
So, this is something I do every year that I thought I would share. The Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn is one of my favorite places here and they host the Maker Faire every summer. The museum itself is home to an amazing automotive and industrial history all year round. My favorite exhibit is the freestanding recreation of a Las Vegas hotel room in the early 60’s! 😍 Greenfield Village is fun too, but it’s a little hot to walk around for street theater, and speeches about the Wright Brothers and butter churning. Continue reading “Nerding Out”